Light rain likely, Temperature may rise...

Light rain likely, Temperature may rise

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 01:40 PM, 5 June 2022  

Representational Photo

Representational Photo

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Sunday predicted that the day temperature may rise by 1-2 degrees Celsius and night temperature may rise slightly over the country.

The Met Office also forecasted that light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind may occur at different parts of the country in the next 24 hours as of 9:00 am tomorrow.

"Light to moderate rain or thundershower with temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet and Chattogram divisions and at a few places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna and Barishal divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country," said a met office bulletin issued this morning.

"Trough of low lies over Northwest Bay. Monsoon is fairly active over Northern part, less active elsewhere over the country and weak to moderate over North Bay," it added.

Country's maximum temperature on Saturday was recorded 36.4 degrees Celsius at Jashore and minimum temperature today was 22.3 degrees Celsius jointly at Rajarhat and Cumilla.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours till 6:00 am today was recorded 144 mm at Sylhet.

The sun sets at 6:43 pm today and rises at 5:11 am tomorrow in the capital.